Welcome Rev. Telcy and His Family
The Reverend Louis Telcy will begin serving this congregation on July 1st, as Pastor Merritt begins his retirement after eight years at RUMC. Please make Pastor Louis and his family feel welcome.
RESTORE Yard Sale
RESTORE will have a yard sale on Saturday, June 9th from 8:00 AM until 1:00 PM. If you would like to donate items for the sale, or if you want to volunteer to help, please contact Dawn Parks or someone at RESTORE, and let them know.
Upcoming Worship Notes
Sunday, June 10th will be Baptism Sunday. We will conduct baptisms and accept new members during a joint service on that day. (If you are ready to join our church family as a full member, now is the time to let the church office know.) The Care Committee and SPRC will also be sponsoring a retirement luncheon for Pastor Merritt immediately following the service.
Sunday, June 17th is not only Father’s Day, but it is Pastor Merritt’s final service with us. Pastor Merritt will be taking his last vacation between Monday, June 18th and Saturday, June 30th. During that two-week period, Pastor Rick Phillips will be our emergency clergy contact. You will be able to reach Rick at (813)503-7933.
On Sunday, June 24th, we will have a guest pastor—the Rev. Gary Hallam. Pastor Hallam serves as a clergyperson for Harvester UMC in Land ‘O Lakes, Florida.
We look forward to having our new pastor, Louis Telcy, and his family with us on Sunday, July 1st at a joint service. Immediately following the service, we will have a “Welcome Lunch” in Crichton Fellowship Hall. We will be serving Cuban Sandwiches and Bean Soup, and we invite the congregation to bring a Pie or Cobbler for dessert.
Rolling River Rampage!
This year’s Vacation Bible School will be held on evenings in July—from Monday, July 16th through Friday, July 20th from 6:30-8:30 PM. This year’s theme is Rolling River Rampage, which invites children on a white-water rafting adventure to experience the ride of a lifetime with God! Along the river, they discover that life with God is an adventure full of wonder and surprise and that they can trust God to be with them through anything. Wonderful music, exciting science, creative crafts, fun recreation and memorable Bible stories will help kids know that God is always with them as they ride rapids of His amazing grace!
For more information, to register your children, or to volunteer to help, contact Rolinda Smoak at 453-0190.